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  • Here lay Duncan, His silver skin lac'd with his golden blood; And his gash'd stabs look'd like a breach in nature For ruin's wasteful entrance: there, the murderers, Steep'd in the colours of their trade, their daggers Unmannerly breech'd with gore: who could refrain, That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make's love known?  (not reviewed by editor)

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  • It was a difficult breech birth.

  • "I`m the breech-piece mule of number two gun of the First Screw Battery," said the mule,
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book

  • Blood oozed from the wound, soaking the top of his breeches.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr

  • The rocket is breech-loaded and a two-person team can fire it six times a minute.

  • We have to open her womb and take the baby out, because it is in the breech position.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
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